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Communities Tell EPA: Proposed PFAS Policy Not Protective of Infant Health

EPA relies on discredited lifetime health advisory of 70 ppt; federal scientists recommend 11 ppt Alaska Community Action on Toxics joined more than 40 groups from communities across the country with toxic PFAS contamination in their drinking water and groundwater in a unified statement today criticizing EPA’s proposed cleanup goals as not protective of public health,

Podcast Available: International Actions to Protect Health & the Environment – A Report from the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs Treaty) and Global Measures to Ban PFAS

CHE-Alaska Teleconference Recorded May 22, 2019 On this podcast, ACAT Executive Director, Pamela Miller discusses the outcomes of the  Stockholm, Basel, and Rotterdam Conventions held in Geneva, Switzerland in late April/ early May. All three treaties address the need to take action on the world’s most dangerous chemicals. Significant progress was made on PFAS compounds.

Podcast Available – Protecting Communities from Exposure to Harmful PFAS Chemicals: The Urgent Need for Safe Drinking Water Standards in the Absence of Federal Action

CHE-Alaska Teleconference Recorded April 24, 2019 Listen to the podcast On this call, our speakers discuss why and how states are establishing their own guidelines for PFAS compounds in drinking water. Speakers: Alissa Cordner, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Whitman College; Katie Pelch, PhD, Senior Scientist, The Endocrine Disruption Exchange; Anna Reade, PhD, Staff Scientist,